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Boat dealers sell new or used boats, or both, in combination with other activities, such as repair services. They may also sell new or used boat engines, trailers, marine supplies, and parts and accessories. A single dealer may sell several brands of boats and boats of different sizes and types. ranging from personal watercraft to large yachts.
Westrec Marinas has begun to manage two facilities on Florida’s west coast that investors recently purchased, the marina operator/owner said at the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show.
With the post-recession market for South Florida marinas heating up, real estate appraiser Walter Duke is counseling marina owners to look carefully at the future.
A marina is not just a place to store your boat these days. It’s a destination, which means restaurants, shopping, entertainment and cultural attractions — if not on-site, then close by. It also means modern docks, superyacht-size electrical hookups, pools, a captains’ lounge and, for sure, Wi-Fi.
MarineMax teamed up with Long Island Cares and launched a Fill the Boat campaign to feed the hungry on Long Island, N.Y.
MarineMax Fort Myers said it is debuting the most new models from Sea Ray and Boston Whaler in the 43-year history of the Fort Myers Boat Show, which opened Thursday and runs through Sunday.
The Freedom Boat Club affiliate based at Camachee Cove Yacht Harbor in Florida earned honors in the 2015 Best of St. Augustine Award.
Bellingham Marine’s Unifloat concrete floating dock system, which was patented in the 1950s, was recognized by the Marina Recreation Association as a historical innovation that has had a substantial impact on the modern marina industry.
Service coordination and boat management platform MyTaskit is expanding into the Pacific Northwest from the Seattle area in the United States to the Vancouver area, including Vancouver Island in British Columbia.
FORT LAUDERDALE — Westrec Marinas plans to open a 500-slip drystack for boats to 50 feet in Miami’s Haulover Park next spring and has started managing two marinas on Florida’s west coast, the marina operator/owner said Thursday at the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show.
On the eve of the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show’s official opening today, MarineMax held a press event where company executives expressed optimism that the industry is expanding.